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Special Topics in Evolution

Special Topics in Evolution

Special Topics in Evolution: Darwinning True or False

1. You just discovered a single-celled organism that has several organelles and a chromosomal genome. What domain of life does it belong to? -> Eukaryote
2. You just discovered an organism that has a 70S ribosomal subunit and a pseudomurein cell wall. What domain of life does it belong to? -> Archaea
3. You just discovered an organism that has genes assembled in operons with a PNA genome. What domain of life does it belong to? -> None of the above
4. Which are characteristics of a multicellular organism? -> None of the above
5. Why was Lamarck's theory of evolution flawed? -> All of the above
6. Which best describes Darwinian evolution? -> Experience determines fitness
7. Which of the following traits can be selected for? -> Hair color
8. What are strategies for organisms to survive a change in their environment? -> Speciation
9. Which is NOT an example of homology? -> All of the above
10. What are some types of homology? -> Orthology

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